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Four more years!
MCnet has recently concluded a contract with the EU for four more years as a Marie Curie ITN, April 2017 to March 2021. The short-term studentship programme will soon restart accepting applications.

PhD opportunities
The network will host 11 PhD studentships. The first few have started to be advertised, more details can be obtained here.

The next network meeting will be held at CERN April 5th-7th 2017 aimed at all members of the network, but especially our students and postdocs.

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MCnet is funded by Marie Curie Actions

MCnet is a European Union funded Marie Curie Initial Training Network dedicated to developing and supporting general-purpose Monte Carlo event generators throughout the LHC era and beyond, and providing training of a wide selection of its user base, particularly through funded short-term 'residencies' and Annual Schools.

Monte Carlo event generators are central to high energy particle physics. They are used by almost all experimental collaborations to plan their experiments and analyze their data, and by theorists to simulate the complex final states of the fundamental interactions that may signal new physics. The network incorporates all the authors of current general purpose event generators, and has the main purposes of: These training objectives are being achieved both through dedicated activities and through our outreach and research activities: